Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 174 104
Rank change year-on-year -10 -70 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 101 118 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.42% 1.51% 3.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.66% 4.60% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96 114 207
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -3.01% -2.35%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £62,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,169 2,567 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.48% 32.78% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,928 2,215 2,324
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +23 11 £42,500 +26.87% 1
Wigan +4 10 £27,250 -25.34%
Bolton +17 7 £35,000 -
Salford - 5 £24,000 -
Altrincham -14 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheadle - 1 £52,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (84.16%) SQL
3 62 (61.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (54.46%) T-SQL
5 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
6 44 (43.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (35.64%) Relational Database
8 33 (32.67%) Degree
9 32 (31.68%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (31.68%) ITIL
10 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (26.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (25.74%) .NET
13 25 (24.75%) OLTP
13 25 (24.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (24.75%) IT Strategy
13 25 (24.75%) Server Building
13 25 (24.75%) MongoDB
13 25 (24.75%) NoSQL
14 22 (21.78%) Windows
15 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
17 15 (14.85%) C#
18 13 (12.87%) Oracle
18 13 (12.87%) Finance
18 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
19 12 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) IIS
2 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.96%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 2 (1.98%) Kentico
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) IaaS
3 5 (4.95%) Office 365
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) Skype
2 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.97%) FTP
3 3 (2.97%) SAN
3 3 (2.97%) SMTP
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 1 (0.99%) Broadband
5 1 (0.99%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (61.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (43.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (35.64%) Relational Database
5 27 (26.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (24.75%) MongoDB
6 25 (24.75%) NoSQL
6 25 (24.75%) OLTP
6 25 (24.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
8 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (7.92%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.96%) MySQL
13 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.97%) Selenium
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.98%) Subversion
6 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.99%) NUnit
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) DBA
2 39 (38.61%) SQL DBA
3 35 (34.65%) Developer
4 28 (27.72%) Administrator
5 20 (19.80%) SQL Developer
6 12 (11.88%) Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) C# Developer
7 11 (10.89%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Development DBA
10 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Database Developer
11 5 (4.95%) SQL Database Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Database Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Lead C# Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.74%) .NET
2 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
4 11 (10.89%) XML
5 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (9.90%) Web Services
6 9 (8.91%) jQuery
7 8 (7.92%) Ajax
7 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (7.92%) WCF
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.97%) HTML
8 3 (2.97%) HTML5
9 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.98%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.99%) CSS
10 1 (0.99%) Node.js
10 1 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.96%) Replication
2 4 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.98%) Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Fintech
3 2 (1.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Solaris
3 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.97%) Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Unix
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) ITIL
1 32 (31.68%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (24.75%) IT Strategy
2 25 (24.75%) Server Building
3 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.90%) MVC
6 10 (9.90%) Web Development
7 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.92%) Defect Management
7 8 (7.92%) Regression Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (7.92%) SDLC
7 8 (7.92%) Software Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Test Management
7 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.92%) Web Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (84.16%) SQL
2 55 (54.46%) T-SQL
3 15 (14.85%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) R
6 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.99%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) Degree
2 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.92%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.96%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.98%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle
3 10 (9.90%) RedGate
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) McAfee
5 1 (0.99%) Pega
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau